Why Are Women Opting Out of India’s Growing Economy?

Women’s labor force participation in India has decreased from 33 percent in 2005 to 24 percent in 2019.

Kenya’s Optimistic Revenue Forecasts Are Causing Problems, but Better Tools Can Help

Kenya’s National Treasury has a track record of significantly overestimating revenues in the national budget.

Creative Financing Could Help Cities Like Portland, Maine, Integrate Asylum Seekers and Tackle Other Challenges

Several hundred asylum seekers—most fleeing violence in Central Africa—arrived in Portland, Maine over the summer.

How Can We Minimize the Disruption of Political Transition in Developing Countries?

Kenya's disputed 2017 elections created long periods of uncertainty across Kenya’s national and local government.

Is there a right way to accommodate rapid urban growth in developing countries?

Should cities in developing countries fix what they already have or start fresh?

Greater transparency is still possible for single-party democracies in Africa

Achieving transparency is a formidable challenge in some sub-Saharan African countries, a third of which have been ruled by a single party for several decades.

Digital payments in transportation can help developing cities drive economic growth

Public transit is both a challenge and an opportunity for cities in developing markets to expand the global economy.

Can the private sector help address the global refugee crisis?

Conflicts and instability have expelled more than 68 million men, women, and children from their homes around the world.

A new funding approach could bring clean water to the world’s poorest households

Achieving universal access to safe drinking water by 2030 could cost as much as $166 billion per year for capital expenditures alone.